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An Exciting Dude Ranch Experience in Texas Hill Country!

Twin Elm Guest Ranch is a wholesome family guest ranch and a classic Hill Country vacation. Located on one of the highest peaks in Bandera, overlooking the Medina River and Indian Creek, this ranch is a true Texas Hill Country Dude Ranch experience. Horseback rides, rooms & cabins, hearty meals, a swimming pool, tubing, fishing, hiking, and primitive camping are all available right onsite. Enjoy great group activities like campfires, hayrides, fossil hunting, searching for critters domestic and wild – all at a low family-friendly price. There are two special rodeos for Spring Break and rodeos every Friday night throughout the summer! The Cowboy Capital of the World provides the perfect cowboy vacation, and Twin Elm Ranch puts you just three miles from downtown Bandera!

  • Wifi
  • Restaurant Onsite
  • Pets Allowed
  • Property Size 20 units
  • Conference Facility
  • Kids Allowed
  • Nearby City San Antonio
  • Nearby Water Medina River
  • Open Dates All Year


When you stay at Twin Elm Ranch, you'll be getting access to all the fun. Your accommodations, rodeo passes, horseback and hay rides are all included in the price of your stay. Plus, you'll also get three meals a day, and access to a variety of other activities as well. Kids under two stay free!


At Twin Elm Guest Ranch "Family" comes first. Everyone gets to participate, whether you go horseback riding, tubing or on a hayride. The rodeos on Friday nights feature Mutton Bust'n, Calf Scrambles, and Open Bull Riding. Rest assure you will have lots of nonstop Texas Dude Ranch fun during your next trip to Bandera.


Bring the perfect touches of rustic charm to your wedding at Twin Elm Guest Ranch. Whether you want a western-style wedding or just a Hill Country background with the Medina River flowing in the distance, you will find a stunning backdrop for your big day. Let their professional staff assist in planning all the details!


Whether you are on horseback or a hayride, Twin Elm Guest Ranch really lets you appreciate the surrounding beauty of the Texas Hill Country. Take a breathtaking look at the beautiful landscape by tube or by foot down the Medina River, with water so clear and crisp you can even see the fish!


When you stay at Twin Elm Ranch in Texas, there's fishing right onsite! Be sure to pack your fishing reel and bait, the fun is just about to begin! Enjoy the views as you experience a once in a lifetime vacation in Bandera, Texas.


Twin Elm Guest Ranch offers a historical day trip with Kevin Browning War Pony Productions. This day is jam packed with horseback riding, roping lessons, hayride, campfire and a presentation on the history on Comanche Indians. Get ready for the ride!

Cabins, Cottages, and Chalets

Rustic roomy cabins are located in the hub of the Ranch. Across from the pool, near the stables- yet close to the dining room. The Honeymoon Suite has a king size bed and the other cabins sleep up to 8 people comfortably. Each cabin has a television for videos or DVD's and private porch to view the sunrise.

Dude Ranch

Twin Elm Guest Ranch is a true Texas Hill Country Dude Ranch experience. Come ride across the prairie on horseback or gander at the deer from a hayride. The ranch has everything you need to make you feel like a real cowboy or cowgirl in Bandera, the "Cowboy Capital of the World."


Make a hay day into a holiday with Twin Elm Guest Ranch! This ultimate dude ranch experience will keep everyone busy learning new skills, horseback riding, relaxing by the shoreline, bird watching, tubing, campfires and hayrides. All ages can enjoy the great outdoors in a family friendly atmosphere!

  • Basketball Court(s)
  • Game Room/Arcade
  • Gift Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Basketball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Hayride
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Hunting and Shooting
  • Karaoke
  • Live Entertainment
  • Photography
  • Scavenger Hunts
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Wineries
  • Beach
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating & Watercraft
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife & Nature
  • Play Ground
  • Shuttle Service
  • Catering
  • Fitness Programs
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For more information please call +1 (866) 968 - 9791 or Send Inquiry.

Nearest Airports

  • San Antonio International Airport (SAT) / 43.1 miles
  • Curtis Field (BBD) / 102.3 miles
  • Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) / 95.4 miles

* Not all airports listed here may be open to public use, or service commercial flights

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